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on foot

Portsmouth is a beautiful seafront city and is very flat! If you are able to walk to straight to Oktoberfest Portsmouth we fully recommend strolling to the event based in at the Southsea common open space on Castle Fields.

Postcode of Castle Fields, PO5 3ST

 

by rail

There are regular trains from all over the region which bring you straight into the centre of Portsmouth stopping at our closest station:  Portsmouth & Southsea, from there you can either jump in a taxi or walk the approximate 15-20 min walk to Castle fields.

Please make sure you check train times before you travel.

by sea

Oktoberfest Portsmouth is very close to all Ferry services operating from France, Spain, the Isle of Wight and Gosport on a regular basis.

From the Isle of Wight:

Hovertravel

5 minute walk (approx.) from Hovertravel terminal to Oktoberfest, Castle Fields

Run once or twice an hour until 20:45 back to Ryde, IOW

For up to date information please visit their website http://www.hovertravel.co.uk/timetable/index.php

Hover Travel also have their ‘HoverBus’  this will drop you over to Portsmouth and Southsea Station & can drop you back to the Hovercraft again, making life very easy! 

Fastcat 

15 minute walk (approx.) from Fastcat terminal to Oktoberfest, Guildhall Square

Run once or twice an hour until 22:45 back to Ryde, IOW

For up to date information please visit their website 

http://www.wightlink.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/timetable-portsmouth-to-ryde.pdf

Wightlink car ferry

15 - 20 minute walk (approx.) from Car Ferry terminal to Oktoberfest, Guildhall Square

Run once or twice an hour until 23:59 back to Fishbourne, IOW

For up to date information please visit their website http://www.wightlink.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/timetable-portsmouth-to-fishbourne.pdf

From Gosport:

Gosport Ferry

15 minute walk (approx.) from Gosport Ferry terminal to Oktoberfest, Guildhall Square

The Ferry runs until 12 midnight with a smaller late night boat operating until 4am. 

The Hard Interchange is also located just outside the Gosport Ferry with good bus routes and taxi services running to Guildhall Square.

by car

We are trying to be as green a festival as possible so if you can use public transport or walk then please do. 

If you simply must drive then there are a number of local car parks close to Oktoberfest Portsmouth have a look at Parkopedia for locations and costs.

Please remember NEVER EVER drink and drive!

Taxis

Taxis are a fantastic way of getting to us and there are a number of local excellent taxi firms, details of which are listed below...

•    Aqua Cars 023 92 666666

•    City Wide 023 92 833333

•    Andi Cars 023 92 696969

•    Uber App available to download to your smart phone

There are also taxi ranks for Hackney Cabs very close to the event site; the first being just outside Portsmouth & Southsea train station and the second being within Guildhall Walk, both less than a 5 minute walk (approx.) away.

20 minute walk (approx.) from the Hard Interchange to Oktoberfest, Castle Fields.

BY Air

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southampton Airport is only a 30 minute drive (approx.) from Portsmouth.

Flying to around 40 destinations, with over 21 different Tour Operators this perfectly formed small, comfortable and easy airport makes flying into Hampshire simple.

 

Taxis can be booked from any of the previously mentioned firms or the airport has its own train station.

 

Check out the destinations available here http://www.southamptonairport.com/destinations/

 

 

PLACES TO STAY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are many hotels and B&B’s nearby in Portsmouth city centre and/or Southsea. But here are a few links ready to go to get you started...

Hotel Ibis Portsmouth

The Ferryman Guesthouse

Holiday Inn Portsmouth

Travelodge Portsmouth

Premier Inn PortsmouthCity Centre & Southsea